About Edinburgh

Visit Scotland Visitors Website – Exciting events, wonderful wildlife, amazing attractions and activities, fun for all the family, and of course, the greatest golf going: there’s just so much to see and do in Edinburgh! For a fully comprehensive guide, see the website below.

http://www.visitscotland.com/guide/

Murrayfield Rugby Stadium – Murrayfield stadium is the home of the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), and is primarily used as a venue for rugby union and hosts most of Scotland’s home test matches, as well as the Edinburgh Sevens, the Scottish Hydro Electric Cup final, as well as Magners League and Heineken Cup matches. The stadium is considered an icon of Scottish rugby.

http://www.scottishrugby.org/

Royal Yacht Britannia – This magnificent ship has played host to some of the most famous people in the world. But, above all, she was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family. Now in Edinburgh you are welcome on board to discover the heart and soul of this most special of royal residences.

http://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/

Modern Art Galleries – Home to Scotland’s outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art, the Modern Art Galleries include the Gallery of Modern Art and the nearby Dean Gallery.

http://www.nationalgalleries.org/

Edinburgh Tattoo – The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an annual Military tattoo given by British Armed Forces, Commonwealth and International military bands and display teams in the Scottish capital Edinburgh. The event takes place annually in August, as part of the Edinburgh Festival (a collective name for many independent festivals and events in Edinburgh in August).

http://www.edintattoo.co.uk/

Edinburgh Castle – Starting at the top of the town, Edinburgh Castle is a must see for every visitor. It has a fascinating history, but what makes it really special are the views in every direction. Next to the castle, the Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre aims to bring 300 years of Scotch Whisky history to life. This interactive visitor attraction, allows you to experience whisky sights, sounds and smells, and gives the opportunity to discover how whisky is made.

www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

Real Mary King’s Close – Beneath the Royal Mile lies a warren of concealed streets where real people lived, worked and died in bygone centuries. Step back in time at The Real Mary King’s Close to walk through these hidden closes, some of which have never before been open to the public.

www.realmarykingsclose.com

Edinburgh Dungeon – Witch-hunters, grave-robbers, murderers, cannibals, executioners – you will find them all here, along with their wretched victims.

www.thedungeons.com

Camera Obscura – Enjoy the fascinating Camera Obscura Show, fantastic views of Edinburgh, and three galleries packed full of an amazing range of optical experiences which have been amusing visitors of all ages and nationalities since 1853.

http://www.camera-obscura.co.uk/

National Museum of Scotland – The Museum of Scotland is a building which, together with the adjacent Royal Museum, comprises the National Museum of Scotland. It is dedicated to the history, people and culture of Scotland. The museum is on Chambers Street, in central Edinburgh. It is part of the National Museums of Scotland. Admission is free..

www.nms.ac.uk

Our Dynamic Earth – an interactive visitor centre taking you on a thrilling journey back in time to learn about our planet Earth.

www.dynamicearth.co.uk

Royal Botanic Gardens – The Botanics captures the imagination of everyone who visits and is world renowned for its horticultural excellence. Over 70 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds provide a tranquil haven just one mile from the city centre.

www.rbge.org.uk

Scottish Parliament – The Scottish Parliament Building is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Edinburgh. Located next door to the Palace of Holyrood.

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/

Auld Reekie Tours – Continuing into the underworld, you might want to experience one of Edinburgh’s Ghost Tours with Auld Reekie Tours. The gory, the ghoulish, the sinister and the haunted, creepy Underground Vaults – “possibly the most haunted place in Britain!”

http://www.auldreekietours.com/

 

Traverse Theatre – Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre is Scotland’s new writing theatre, with a record of excellence since 1963. With quality, award-winning productions and programming, the Traverse receives accolades at home and abroad from audiences and critics alike.

http://www.traverse.co.uk/

Rampant Scotland – one of the largest directories of Scottish links.

http://www.rampantscotland.com

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